"We wanted to get as many efficiency improvements as we could, so we needed consultants that could help us through the process and add value rather than just provide technical expertise. We found the relevant experience and skills in our consulting partner Taysols."
David Esgate, Group Financial Controller
The Crane Group, founded in 1867 by George Eakins Crane, has a proud history in the Australasian building industry. Today, with annual revenues of over $2 billion and over 4,500 employees, the Crane group is a leading manufacturer and distributor of non-ferrous metal products and plastic pipeline systems and a major distributor of plumbing and electrical supplies in Australasia.Read Project Summary
"Taysols' expertise in (Australian) Corporate Sustainability Reporting was easily applied to the benefit of a major European energy provider. Taysols' product / business process knowledge and experience contributed greatly to the success of the global cooperation."
Tomi Pajunen, R&D
DONG Energy is one of the leading energy groups in Northern Europe. Headquartered in Denmark Dong's business is based on procuring, producing, distributing and trading in energy and related products in Northern Europe. In 2008 Dong's revenue was in excess of EUR 8.2 billion. Over the past few years, DONG Energy has shifted its focus from natural gas sourcing, wholesale, exploration, and gas and oil production to becoming an integrated energy company with activities across the value chain.Read Project Summary
"Key to Taysols selection was the professional approach and the quality of references provided. Reference calls can be quite revealing. The Taysols clients we contacted praised their professionalism and their subject matter expertise. A key differentiator was the resounding endorsement for the Taysols consultants."
Peter Reichler, Chief Financial Officer
Downer EDi provides comprehensive engineering and infrastructure management services to the public and private transport, energy, communications and resources sectors operating primarily in Australia, New Zealand and Asia. Downer EDi is one of Australia's largest listed engineering, infrastructure and resource services companies, with shareholders' funds of A$1 billion, assets of A$2.8 billion and over 21,000 employees. Annual turnover is in excess of A$5.2 billion.Read Project Summary
"We chose Taysols because they listened to our issues and quickly responded with a solution, an experienced set of CVs at very competitive rates and were able to work to our schedule."
Nigel Ephraums, Senior Manager of APAC Finance Systems
FIL Limited (‘Fidelity International’) was established nearly 40 years ago and manages more than AUD285 billion (as at 31 March 2008) for investors around the world - major institutions as well as private individuals. Established in Australia in 1996. Fidelity International has two major businesses in Australia – FIL Investment Management (Australia) Limited which began operations in 1996 and FIL Asia Services Pty Ltd. Fidelity Asia Services provides centralised finance and accounting functions for Fidelity’s businesses in Japan, Korea, Hong Kong, Taiwan and Singapore.Read Project Summary
"Taysols engaged our staff from day one and involved each team member in building a best practice solution. Very early in the process users developed a sense of ownership in the new system, which made the deployment and acceptance of the solution a very simple exercise"
Kristine Freedman, Group Management Accountant
OneSteel is the largest manufacturer of steel long products and is the leading metals distribution company in Australia, with revenues of over $3 billion Australian dollars. OneSteel has over 200 operational sites in Australia and New Zealand, more than 30,000 customers and employs approximately 7,300 people. The majority of OneSteel's products are used in the construction, manufacturing, housing, mining and agricultural industries.Read Project Summary
PMP provides innovative and tailored solutions. Their technology and deep expertise can improve the way their clients create and deliver their message, and it can help them target that message to the right people in the right way. PMP's integrated media production solutions help their clients to exploit new opportunities rapidly. PMP's products, services and expertise help exploit the digital era - reducing costs, improving processes, controlling inventory, and developing new products all through a digital environment and workflow. The PMP approach is to leverage the finest technology, the best people and the most carefully-chosen solutions to their clients' advantage.Read Project Summary
“Taysols helped our organisation to migrate distributed and incoherent data to an enterprise strength performance management framework thereby greatly reducing cycle times and increasing business insight."
Laurent Giannesini, Director
Sakkara is a property investment and development business that has underpinned the success with over 60 significant property projects around Australia, totalling around 4 billion in value. Sakkara and its partners create an ongoing legacy of well designed and built residential, industrial and commercial properties and retirement villages.
"Taysols consultants understand financial consolidations and the requirements of group finance. With their help, we managed to deliver the project on time and within budget."
Martin Murray, Finance Director
John Swire & Sons is headquartered in Sydney and a wholly-owned subsidiary of John Swire & Sons Ltd. Swire's business interests in Australia date from its early 19th-century import-export operations. After the Second World War, Swire's trade with Australia prospered on the back of regular passenger and cargo liner services. Today, Swire's interests in Australia focus on cold storage, refrigerated distribution services, road transportation, materials handling, arable and livestock farming and liner shipping services. Swire has invested substantially in rural properties in New South Wales and Queensland, where it produces four key commodities: cotton, wool, beef and wheat.Read Project Summary
“Taysols’ consolidation expertise added great value to reforming our group reporting processes; jointly we designed and deployed a solution that is future-proof and forms the basis of an ongoing strive towards better a Business Performance Management practice. Taysols’ dedication to this project was remarkable."
Dinesh Chand, Group MIS Manager
Toyota Tsusho South Pacific Holding (TTSPH) markets and fully supports the Toyota, Yamaha and Hino brands, as well as other high profile products throughout the South Pacific region. While the TTSPH administrative Head Office is in Brisbane Australia, its operations are in seven key South Pacific markets. In the majority of the markets in which the company operates TTSPH are the market leaders within that country's automotive industry.Read Project Summary
"Implementing a unified Enterprise Performance Management platform in a diverse environment like the University is a difficult undertaking. The leadership of Taysols greatly assisted the University in achieving the desired outcome and realising the associated benefits. We are now in an excellent position to build on our gained capabilities and incorporate other systems in the EPM framework."
Patrick Woods, Director Financial Operations and Systems
The University of Sydney, founded in 1850, is Australia's first university. Over the past 150 years, the University has built an international reputation for its outstanding teaching and as a centre of research excellence. As one of Australia's leading universities, the University of Sydney is a key member of the Group of Eight of Australia's major research intensive universities and the Association of Pacific Rim Universities (APRU).
"Taysols was selected by UTS because of its solid understanding of budgeting, reporting and forecasting processes and for its depth of expertise across a wide range of market leading technologies. These skills are supported by extensive experience in the University sector."
Patrick Woods, Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Vice-President (Resources)
The University of Technology Sydney was formed at the beginning of 1988 from the former NSW Institute of Technology, and was restructured in 1990 with the merger of the 'Old UTS' with the Kuring-gai College of Advanced Education, the School of Design, and the Institute of Technical and Adult Teacher Education, forming the current UTS. UTS is a University focused on practice-oriented education with strong links to industry, the professions and the community, and with a growing research reputation and a strong commitment to internationalisation.